Diaspora Linkages Initiative Grantees Meet in Kenya

The Corporation’s Higher Education and Research in Africa (HERA) Diaspora Linkages Initiative grantees met in Nairobi, Kenya, March 22-24, 2018 to share practices, identify opportunities and gaps, and discuss future direction. Academic diaspora play a key role in developing the next generation of academics by facilitating the diffusion of knowledge, fostering intellectual exchange, expanding academic communities, and stimulating innovation in higher education.

Diaspora Linkages Initiative grantees meet in Nairobi, Kenya

Standing, left to right: Pius Adesanmi (Carleton University), Ibrahim Oanda (CODESRIA), Omotade Aina (PASGR), Godwin Murunga (CODESRIA), Everlyn Musa (USIU-A), Beverley Kramer (University of the Witwatersrand), Nana Akua Anyidoho (University of Ghana), Teboho Moja (New York University), Gibril Faal (Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform), Jeremy Coats (IIE)

Seated, left to right: Ilesanmi Adesida (Nazarbayev University), Catherine Kyobutungi (APHRC), Paul Zeleza (USIU-A), Claudia Frittelli (Carnegie Corporation), Deana Arsenian (Carnegie Corporation), Judith Bahemuka (University of Nairobi), Patricia Daley (University of Oxford)